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Archive: Sustainability

04 Feb 2016

Energy Landscapes: An Aerial View Of Europe’s Carbon Footprint

Europe and the United States have very similar standards of living, but significantly different carbon footprints. Aerial photographer Alex MacLean documents this phenomenon in images that show how Northern Europe uses smart design and planning to reduce the amount of carbon it emits. READ MORE

03 Nov 2015

A Tale of Two Northern European Cities: Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
For centuries, Rotterdam and Hamburg have had to contend with the threat of storm surges and floods. Now, as sea levels rise, planners are looking at innovative ways to make these cities more resilient, with new approaches that could hold lessons for vulnerable urban areas around the world. READ MORE

28 Sep 2015

For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands

by CHERYL KATZ
On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are part of a growing trend by Native Americans to bring back traditional food sources and heal scarred landscapes. READ MORE

24 Sep 2015

How One African Village Learned To Live with Its Wildlife and Prosper

The second runner-up in the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest tells the story of the residents of a forest village in central Mozambique who have helped create a tourist destination centered on an elephant population that once wreaked havoc in their community. READ MORE

23 Sep 2015

One Scientist’s Hopeful View On How to Repair the Planet

by DIANE TOOMEY
Ecological crises may be piling up in a seemingly hopeless cascade, but Swedish scientist Johan Rockström says the next few decades offer an unparalleled opportunity to undo the damage. READ MORE

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02 Feb 2016: General Electric Joins The Move From CFL Bulbs to LEDs

11 Jan 2016: Scientists Warn of Biodiversity Impacts of Major Hydropower Projects

06 Nov 2015: Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline, Ending a Seven-Year Battle

06 Nov 2015: Austria’s Largest State Now Generates All Electricity from Renewables

20 Oct 2015: California Solar Development Often Occurring On Wilderness Lands

19 Oct 2015: Oslo, Norway, to Ban Cars in Its City Center By 2019

14 Oct 2015: Toyota Vows to Eliminate Nearly All of Its Gasoline Cars by 2050

14 Oct 2015: In Brazil, A City’s Waste Pickers Find Hope in a Pioneering Program

09 Oct 2015: ‘Land Grabbing’ Is Accelerating As Pressure on Agriculture Resources Grows

06 Oct 2015: Styrofoam May Be Biodegradable After All, Thanks to Mealworms, Study Says


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